Conisbrough U.D.C. Schools Gala

August 1958

South Yorkshire Times August 2, 1958

Denaby Schools Gala

Over 300 schoolchildren took part in Conisbrough Urban Council’s second annual swimming gala for local schools held in the Denaby baths last Thursday. Over 500 spectators were also present.

In the open championships Shirley Brandreth (Mexborough Grammar School) won the girls title and after a thrilling display K Brandreth (Shirley’s brother) and he Johnson tied for title of boys champion

Rossington Street (60 points) won the Junior School’s Shield, second were Balby Street (36), third Station Road (26), fourth St Albans (14) and fifth Morley Place (11). Athelstane House were the winners of the’ Conisbrough Northcliffe Boys School’s inter-house event and Cedric House the winners’ o the girl’s events.

St. George’s House won Denaby St. Alban’s Catholic School’s inter house swimming gala.